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Abha Misra
Postdoctoral Scholar

This Carbon nanotube based structure was formed on Silicon dioxide substrate using a chemical vapor deposition method. The peeled rectangular sections along the perimeter of the cylindrical structure arise from a radially symmetric tensile field, which exceeds the van der Waals bond strength between Carbon nanotube strands.

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